Your home is your number one most valuable investment – so it makes sense that maintaining your home’s structural integrity is a high priority. When the structural integrity of a house has been compromised, a variety of unpleasant problems can occur. But how can you tell the difference between normal wear and a problem that
Foundation settlement and movement can be caused by building on expansive clay, compressible or improperly compacted fill soils, or improper maintenance around foundations. Find out the warning signs of foundation failure. Whatever the cause, settlement can destroy the value of structures and even render them unsafe. In any case, water is the basic culprit in the
When needing to raise and level concrete slabs that have sunk such as sidewalks, driveways and patios; people sometimes get confused in selecting the best out of two common methods: polyurethane concrete raising and mud jacking. We are here to provide you the difference between the two procedures. Polyurethane Concrete Raising versus Mud jacking Talking
Bulging floors, cracked walls, and doors that won’t close are all signs of foundation distress. Sixty percent of all homes built on expansive soils suffer from foundation distress. The problem occurs when only part of the foundation heaves or settles, causing cracks and other damage. This differential movement is largely caused by differences in soil
Mudjacking is the traditional technique of raising concrete, whereas using polyurethane is comparatively new and slightly more costly. While both methods are similar, polyurethane concrete raising, has some distinct advantages and benefits compared to mudjacking. However, first, it is important to note why mudjacking has been preferred, and whether its popularity really measures up to
The summer is the best time to ensure that your waterproofing strategy is working effectively. You don’t want to be caught off guard when mother nature arrives. So here is a handy summer checklist to make sure your house is fully waterproofed: 1.) Check the interior and exterior of your foundation for any holes, cracks, or crumbling.
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